Mr. Calderone at work.
On April 13, the New York Observer‘s Manhattan Transfers columnist and ace real estate reporter Michael Calderone seized an empty desk in the Observer‘s bullpen. In what was an apparently bloodless takeover, Mr. Calderone resigned his long-term seat in what is commonly called “Bitch Alley,” and commandeered the former desk Read More
Jason Horowitz and I conclude that the most powerful person in city politics may well be a former ambassador to Belize named Carolyn Curiel. (Yes, she also heads the group that writes the Times’s local endorsements.
Jessica Bruder heads over to Newark to find that Cory Booker, Mr. Clean last time he faced Read More
Thank you, Democrats, for hazing our new colleague so we don’t have to. Jess Bruder reports of her trip to the “mayoral forum” in the Bronx last night:
“Want to join the noble fellowship of NYC political reporters? First, you have to get hazed.
“‘Where are you going? Oh, that. It’s been cancelled,’ the guard Read More